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Winter Paddling Times

As the winter months are upon us paddling times have changed. Meet at 9.30 at the park on Sundays.  Add your name to Doodle via the link on the home page and check before you leave home for numbers. Decision Read more…

Farewell Kay Bushnell

Kay Bushnell died suddenly on March 13th. Below is the tribute by our Vice President, Sue Hughes, which she prepared for Kay’s farewell in Lawson Park on Friday 29th March 2019. Good morning, my name is Sue Hughes, a member Read more…

 MUDGEE MUDDRAGONS POWERED UP ON DARLING HARBOUR!

Mudgee MudDragons club members, Sue Hughes, Lynette Flanagan & Jen Consadine travelled to Sydney to join forces with the Western Region Clubs- Bathurst, Dubbo & Lithgow to paddle in the annual DBNSW Lunar New Year Dragon Boat races. The Western Read more…

Christmas Get Together

The Christmas Get Together photos are in the Gallery.

Western Region Regatta

Our club sent 10 paddlers and three officials and volunteers to the regatta on November 4th at Ben Chifley Dam, Bathurst. It was the first time that Bathurst had hosted the day and they turned on beautiful paddling weather in Read more…

Our New Boat Has Arrived

At our last general meeting it was decided to look for a second boat for our club. This would enable us to have one at Windamere and one at Lawson Park without having to transport our current boat between the Read more…

Windamere 20km Challenge 6th October 2018

The Challenge took place as planned on Saturday 6th October in blustery conditions but everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and we have been requested to run the event again next year. Photos are on the Gallery page of this website. Read more…

Sue Coaching Tip #2

Timing   Good timing occurs when the paddlers start and finish their strokes at the same time, applying their power to the water together.  When this happens, their efforts add together to produce an overall greater acceleration of the boat Read more…

Sue’s Coaching Tip #1

  Holding the Paddle: The bottom hand or the hand of the water side when sitting in the boat, grips the shaft a few inches from the bottom. The other hand or top hand, grips the paddle by curling the Read more…